Tuesday, December 12, 2017
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North Pinellas Things to Do for Nov. 6

Events

Dunedin Dogtoberfest: Entertainment, costume contests and a beer garden. Benefits Suncoast Animal League. 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Free; $4 parking. Highlander Park, 1920 Pinehurst Road, Dunedin. (727) 786-1330; dogtoberfest.info.

Tarpon Springs Seafood Festival: Seafood, arts and crafts show, entertainment, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Free admission. Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks, 20 Dodecanese Blvd.; SIKPromotions.com.

Palm Harbor Library Garage Sale: The community sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. (727) 784-3332.

Art

Paint and Photo Tarpon Springs: The public is invited to watch artists and photographers at work throughout the city, including the Sponge Docks, Spring Bayou and Fred Howard Park, today through Saturday. Framed works will be judged Sunday at Artists' Faire Gallery, 111 E Tarpon Ave., Tarpon Springs; award ceremony and reception from 5 to 7 p.m. tarponspringspleinair.com.

Music

Clearwater Community Band: The jazz band performs at 2 p.m., followed by the concert band at 3 p.m. Saturday. Free. St. Petersburg College Clearwater, Arts Auditorium, 2465 Drew St., Clearwater. (727) 365-8017.

Food

Greek and Latin American Cuisine: Make Greek holiday cookies with community cooks. 12-2 p.m. Saturday. $20 per class; $18 with student ID. Safford House Historic Museum, 23 Parkin Court, Tarpon Springs. (727) 942-5605; tarponarts.org.

Gardening

Belleair Garden Club: James Stevenson will discuss "Ferns of Brooker Creek.'' Bring items for donation to local food bank. 1 p.m. today. Belleair Garden Club, 903 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Belleair. (727) 581-8929; belleairgardenclub.com.

Clearwater Garden Club: Meeting will feature a talk by Nancy Kast, "The Art of Growing Gesneriads." 10 a.m. Friday. Clearwater Garden Club, 405 Seminole St., Clearwater. (727) 391-3066; clearwatergardenclub.org.

Literature

Hunger Games Party: Middle and high school students can celebrate the upcoming release of Catching Fire, based on the second book in the Hunger Games series, at 1 p.m. Saturday. Free. Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave., Clearwater. myclearwater.com/cpl.

Runs

Run4Water 5K Race and Fun Run: Benefits Water for People and Oldsmar Cares. 6:15 p.m. Friday. $30 advance; $35 day of race; $10, 12 and under. Oldsmar Public Library, 400 St. Petersburg Drive, Oldsmar. (813) 749-1178; oldsmarlibrary.org.

Movies

The Circus Screening: Includes Charlie Chaplin's silent comedy film, accompanied by live organ music. 7:30 p.m. Friday. Free. First United Methodist Church of Clearwater, 411 Turner St., Clearwater. (727) 446-5955.

Theater

A Curious Savage: The Players of Safety Harbor present a comedy about a millionaire's widow who is institutionalized by her stepchildren. 8 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Suggested donation $10. Safety Harbor Library, 101 Second St. N. playersofsafetyharbor.weebly.com.

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